AIRWAVE COMPLETE 1400
The new NSP Airwave mixes high-performance pre-preg carbon with precision milled anodized aluminum. The wings, mast and fuselage designs have evolved over several iterations, combining stability, durability, price and performance.
Perfect in small to medium-sized waves, the Airwave suits both light- and heavier riders. Designed for regular surfing and SUP, the NSP Airwave can be towed and the three included shims allow you to trim for different conditions:
With low-speed take off and excellent rider feedback, the NSP Airwave lifts early. Efficient wing design in combination with an incredibly stiff fuselage and mast allow for an extra amount of control and stability, making the NSP Airwave perfect for all disciplines of foiling.
Designed with performance, hydrodynamic efficiency and durability in mind. This modular platform can be tuned for every type of foiling: Surf, SUP, downwind, tow, windsurfing, wake, kite and wingfoiling.
It’s an extremely versatile foiling platform with all the necessary add-ons to allow you to customize your NSP Airwave across the entire watersports spectrum, no matter the riders weight or ability.
The backbone of the NSP Airwave is the unique 13.5cm (5.31”) wide 6061-T6 Aluminum mast. It is substantially wider than other masts for additional strength and directional stability. Connected to our beefed-up, precision CNC-cut 6061-T6 Aluminum fuselage, the Airwave will withstand loads generated from high speed turns and those inevitable wipe-outs.
The 6061-T6 Aluminum twin track mounting plate perfectly balances strength and weight. Control and lift can be adjusted with the interchangeable shims under the rear wings for the right combination of lift, stability and speed.
NSP wings feature a reinforced foam core, laminated with 100% pre-preg 3k Carbon fiber. Although more expensive to build, this construction offers the best durability. This means NSP Airwave wings will handle regular wear and tear and the inevitable groundings.
Designed to spread the load, the anodized aluminum base features screw slots instead of holes, allowing for additional fine tuning.
With a width of 135mm (5.31”), these masts are 22.5% wider than most others on the market. The wider cord allows for a more efficient foil profile, more directional stability and a higher rigidity 6061-T6 aircraft grade aluminum, the Airwave masts feature 3 full-length channels for increased stiffness. Airwave masts are anodized for protection and a great look, and sealed with silicone plugs to keep them watertight.
All Airwaves can be interchanged with the following add-on sizes:
Mast 60cm - Entry level and shallows (1.45kg)
Mast 70cm - Comes standard with any NSP Airwave package (1.7kg)
Mast 80cm - More advanced surfers/will windsurf too (1.9kg)
Mast 90cm - Windsurf, kitesurf and wing (2.1kg)
Mast 100cm - Kitesurf and windsurfer (2.3kg)
Airwave fuselages are designed without compromise. Our design brief was clear “must be hydro-dynamically efficient, has to be strong, stiff, cannot bend, with solid mast and wing connections and it must hold up to wipe-outs in the shore break”. Each precision fuselage is individually CNC cut from aircraft grade 6061-T6 aluminum and are anodized for protection and a great look.
Available in two sizes:
Fuselage 70 Standard in our complete packages
Fuselage 85 For freeride windsurfing
Featuring a similar profile as the NSP FW 1250, this foil has less sweep (rake), more width and a gullwing profile (dihedral) for additional roll stability. The FW 1400 is the more forgiving wing compared to the FW 1250, with more lift and easier pumping it carves loose turns and is really responsive. Designed for heavier surf & sup foilers, the FW 1400 is a perfect choice for wingfoiling, kiting, freeride windsurfing, and wake foiling.
Key design characteristics:
- Thinner profile for greater speeds
- Subtle dihedral helps stability
- Works in a wide range of conditions
RW 330 FLAT WING
The allrounder - flat with mild winglets, a fast and loose rear wing that works well with all NSP Front wings. This is our go to back wing. With plenty of positive rider feedback, it makes pumping a breeze.
AIRWAVE PRECISION TUNING
Most hydrofoils in the market are set to a single AOA (angle of attack) at the back wing, usually varying between one- and three degrees. The Airwave is different, as it comes with three precision tuning shims, allowing the rider to adjust the AOA of the back wing to customize the balance between lift, speed, stability and turning. For example, the 3° shim (black) allows for pumping with maximum efficiency, but is slower and at higher speeds, it generates too much lift, requiring continuous counteracting by applying front foot pressure. Switching to the 1° shim (silver) gives less lift, is harder to pump but offers maximum speed. The 2° shim (orange) is the most neutral of the three, it’s the base line we design all our foils to and is the best place to start as in regular surfing, each shim has its own feel and performance characteristics. Since a hydrofoil moves on three axis, instead of the two we recommend you experiment as your skills develop.